Deadline : 16 June 2021 (Wednesday)
We are pleased to announce the restart of table tennis in Asia, with the Asian Championships to kick off in September. The ATTU Technical and Umpires Committee, in cooperation with the Organizing Committee of the 2021 Asian Table Tennis Championships, cordially invite National Associations of Asia to nominate International Umpires (IU) for this prestigious event, which will take place in Doha, Qatar, under the direction of the Qatar Table Tennis Association (QTTA) from 1st September to 8th September 2021.
A total of 36 overseas International Umpires will be invited. Hospitality in a double room starting from afternoon on Saturday 28th August 2021 through to breakfast on Thursday 9th September 2021, including three days hotel quarantine (28th to 31st August). The nominees, or their Associations, are responsible for all related international travel costs to Qatar and insurance costs. Each Umpire will receive an honorarium in accordance with ATTU guidelines.
Associations may nominate up to two International Umpires. One of the nominations should be an International Umpire who has achieved Blue Badge status or Blue Badge in Progress status, with another nomination being an International Umpire (White Badge) who has been active internationally for the past two years.
Nominees, or their Associations, are responsible for all related travel to Doha Airport and insurance costs. Please note that by submitting a nomination, the Association confirms its responsibility to ensure the nominee has sufficient financial support for airfare.
Due to COVID-19 precautions, all participants of the Championships including umpires are required to undergo a 72-hour (3 days) quarantine in the designated hotel. Only those with negative test results will join the technical team. Umpires are expected to attend the Referee Briefing planned for the evening of Tuesday 31st August 2021.
This is an open invitation to all member Associations of the ATTU and therefore not all nominated umpires may be accepted. Only nominations submitted by Associations by the deadline of 16th June 2021 will be considered. Names of IUs being accepted will be sent to all Associations by 1st July 2021.
Please complete the attached nomination form and submit it to TTAM via email at (firstname.lastname@example.org), copy to State TTA (State endorsement required), Mr. Lee Su Hau (email@example.com) and Ms. Corrine Wong (firstname.lastname@example.org) not later than Wednesday, 16th June 2021. Late submissions will not be considered. In preparation for the announcement of selections, please ensure you have a copy of your nominee’s passport, as this will be required for visa purpose. We highly appreciate your consideration while nominating your IUs for the event.
Thank you for your support